2020 YA Book to Movie Adaptations to Read Now

2020 YA Book to Movie Adaptations to Read Now

Don’t Judge a Book by its Movie is a feature on The Candid Cover spotlighting and reviewing book to movie adaptations.

2020 YA Book to Movie Adaptations

Are you ready for all of the 2020 YA book to movie adaptations that are releasing? While we all know that the book is usually better than the book, there is a lot to look forward to. Many of the YA book to movie adaptations are coming to streaming services in 2020 and it will make watching all of these upcoming films that much easier. Here is a list of the 2020 YA book to movie adaptations that you should add to your TBR. Continue reading

Series Review: The Summer I Turned Pretty

Series Review: The Summer I Turned PrettyTitle: The Summer I Turned Pretty Trilogy
Author: Jenny Han
Publisher: Simon & Schuster BFYR
Publication Date: 2015

three-half-stars
Summary (from Goodreads):

Belly has always lived for the summertime, because summer means all her favorite things: swimming, the beach, and the Fischer boys, Conrad and Jeremiah. For as long as she can remember, she's shared her summers with the brothers at Cousins Beach. And for as long as she can remember, she's been in love with Conrad. Then one summer it seems like he might have feelings for her too -- but so does Jeremiah. As the summer seasons pass, Belly has to choose between two brothers who love her ... and she'll have to break one of their hearts.

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Series Review: The Summer I Turned Pretty

As a big fan of Jenny Han, I had been waiting to read The Summer I Turned Pretty for so long. The summer vibes originally drew me in, and I enjoyed reading about life at a beach house. The main character is enjoyable, but she does have her moments that put me off. As well, the third and final instalment ruined the trilogy for me, and I was very dissatisfied with the ending. If you are looking to read this series, I would still recommend the first and the second book. Continue reading

Review: Always and Forever, Lara Jean by Jenny Han

Review: Always and Forever, Lara Jean by Jenny HanTitle: Always and Forever, Lara Jean (To All the Boys I've Loved Before #3)
Author: Jenny Han
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: May 2, 2017

five-stars
Summary (from Goodreads):

Lara Jean is having the best senior year.

And there’s still so much to look forward to: a class trip to New York City, prom with her boyfriend Peter, Beach Week after graduation, and her dad’s wedding to Ms. Rothschild. Then she’ll be off to college with Peter, at a school close enough for her to come home and bake chocolate chip cookies on the weekends.

Life couldn’t be more perfect!

At least, that’s what Lara Jean thinks . . . until she gets some unexpected news.

Now the girl who dreads change must rethink all her plans—but when your heart and your head are saying two different things, which one should you listen to?

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❃ I received this book for free from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review. ❃


Review: Always and Forever, Lara Jean

Always and Forever, Lara Jean by Jenny Han is an unexpected and thrilling final book in the To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before series. I was unsure of what would happen in this book since P.S. I Still Love You also wrapped up pretty well, but I can safely say that this story does not disappoint. This final instalment is all about change, and Lara Jean has come a long way since the beginning of book one. One of my favourite things about this series is the strong familial bond. I am so satisfied with this culmination, and I would definitely recommend it. Continue reading

Friday Reads #8: Always and Forever, Lara Jean by Jenny Han

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Book Beginnings is a book meme hosted by Rose City Reader where participants share the first sentence (or so) of the book, along with initial thoughts about the sentence, impressions of the book, or anything else the opener inspires.

The Friday 56 is hosted by Freda’s Voice, and the rules are quite simple: Grab a book, any book, and turn to page 56 or 56% in your e-reader. Find any non-spoilery sentence(s) and post.

This week’s book:

Book cover for Always and Forever, Lara Jean by Jenny HanTitle: Always and Forever, Lara Jean
Author: Jenny Han
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: May 2, 2017
Summary (from Goodreads): 
Lara Jean’s letter-writing days aren’t over in this surprise follow-up to the New York Times bestselling To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before and P.S. I Still Love You.

Lara Jean is having the best senior year a girl could ever hope for. She is head over heels in love with her boyfriend, Peter; her dad’s finally getting remarried to their next door neighbor, Ms. Rothschild; and Margot’s coming home for the summer just in time for the wedding.

But change is looming on the horizon. And while Lara Jean is having fun and keeping busy helping plan her father’s wedding, she can’t ignore the big life decisions she has to make. Most pressingly, where she wants to go to college and what that means for her relationship with Peter. She watched her sister Margot go through these growing pains. Now Lara Jean’s the one who’ll be graduating high school and leaving for college and leaving her family—and possibly the boy she loves—behind.

When your heart and your head are saying two different things, which one should you listen to? Continue reading

Waiting on Wednesday #83: Always and Forever Lara Jean by Jenny Han

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Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.

This week’s book:

Book cover for Always and Forever by Lara Jean
Title: 
Always and Forever Lara Jean
Author: Jenny Han
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: May 2, 2017

Summary (from Goodreads): Lara Jean’s letter-writing days aren’t over in this surprise follow-up to the New York Times bestselling To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before and P.S. I Still Love You.

Lara Jean is having the best senior year a girl could ever hope for. She is head over heels in love with her boyfriend, Peter; her dad’s finally getting remarried to their next door neighbor, Ms. Rothschild; and Margot’s coming home for the summer just in time for the wedding.

But change is looming on the horizon. And while Lara Jean is having fun and keeping busy helping plan her father’s wedding, she can’t ignore the big life decisions she has to make. Most pressingly, where she wants to go to college and what that means for her relationship with Peter. She watched her sister Margot go through these growing pains. Now Lara Jean’s the one who’ll be graduating high school and leaving for college and leaving her family—and possibly the boy she loves—behind.

When your heart and your head are saying two different things, which one should you listen to? Continue reading